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Novvelles inventions povr bien bastir et a petits fraiz

Published 1576

The third edition. First published 1561, reprinted in 1568 and 1576 to accompany de l'Orme's Architecture; see Mortimer

Architectural t.p. border. De Marnef's device on t.p. and, in a larger version, on last p. (pelican). Port. on A6v. Numerous woodcut ill. Head and tail pieces, initials

Signatures: A-H I

Mortimer, R. French 16th-cent.

As D1 is correctly signed and the port. is present on A6v, it may be that the present copy is from the 1578 issue mentioned by Mortimer (citing Destailleur)

Binding: vellum. Author and title written on spine. Two pairs of holes for ties at foredge

Centered on front pastedown is Giovanni Muzio's etched bookplate, signed in the plate by Giacomo Manzù. At head of t.p. is inscription of the Jesuit Domus professa in Antwerp, dated 1641, and to the right of the device is a later stamp in black ink (Sem. Pro. Belg. S.J.)

Publisher Paris : De l'Imprimerie de Hierosme de Marnes, & Guillaume Cauellat
Pages 124
Language French
Call number 51557
Digitizing sponsor Getty Research Institute
Book contributor Getty Research Institute
Collection getty; americana
Notes No table of contents. Foxing. Narrow margins.

Full catalog record MARCXML

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by Mazzolari, Guisseppe Maria, 1712-1786; Rossi, Girolamo, 1682-1762?; Ghezzi, Pier Leone, 1674-1755
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by Société des gens de lettres (France)